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Manager, Software Development

Ahmedabad, GJ, IN, 380006 Bangalore, KA, IN, 560103

Engineering

Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos has major hubs around the globe. More information is available at www.sophos.com

 

Role Summary

 

The role involves to recommend meaningful and automated dynamic reports and metrics that measure the success of automation efficiency and quality, and provide action items for continuous improvements. It also require a strong individual contributor Individual tasks within the team, using the ability to manage multiple priorities and generate innovative problem-solving solutions.

 

 

What You Will Do

  • Build Test automation frameworks to increase reuse and reduce effort
  • Increase automation cycle execution run times and decrease manual analysis of results
  • Keep automation current, flexible and designed to work within a continuous integration / deployment framework
  • Develop methods and procedures to create automation test data and data refresh capabilities
  • Assist developers with Robust unit/component/ commit/ build and deploy/CI/CD test automation as needed
  • Recommend meaningful and automated dynamic reports and metrics that measure the success of automation efficiency and quality, and provide action items for continuous improvements
  • Deliver high quality products on time while working in Agile Teams and following Agile methodologies
  • Be a strong individual contributor Individual tasks within the team, using the ability to manage multiple priorities and generate innovative problem-solving solutions
  • Works with the team to solve complex problems independently
  • Mentor less-experienced staff in their career development
  • Estimate efforts, such as schedules and costs, for individual tasks
  • Maintain tools used in the Automation development including source control, test management and release systems
  • Clearly communicating development status to upper management and ensure that data is presented in a consistent and easy to understand manner leading to actionable conclusions
  • Continuously strive for process improvements for agile development, reporting ant tracking

 

 

What You Will Bring

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 6+ years of hands on application programming and/or test automation / framework experience in an Agile development environment
  • Experience in developing or influencing the development of automated framework(s) for enterprise level functional and regression testing is preferable
  • Working knowledge of Agile, Iterative development process and/or Rational Unified Process development methodologies and performance engineering
  • Team player with excellent communication skills (oral and written) to partner technically with Application Architects, Development, QA/Testing organizations and Business teams
  • Strong, Hands-on Experience with one or more programming language Perl, Python, JAVA and Java Script.
  • Exposure to different Test data management techniques and tools.
  • Strong programming, debugging/troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in UI automation using Selenium or any other open source automation tools
  • Deep understanding of relational databases; Expert knowledge of complex SQL, database validation and querying tools
  • Proven experience in automating complex UI and APIs
  • Experience with REST API based service development
  • Experience with CI /CD tools like Jenkins, Bamboo, Zephyr, Bit Bucket, Shell Scripting/Powershell.
  • Experience with Agile Methodologies, Collaboration Tools (JIRA, Confluence, Hip Chat )
  • Experience with Layer2/Layer3 Networking technologies and tools is a big plus.
  • Hands-on experience with Linux server and configuration management
  • Ability to think outside the box and come up with creative solutions when tools don’t work
  • Motivation and passion to stay on top of new and emerging test and automation technologies and able to provide direction to test team
  • Understand containerization using Docker or similar technologies
  • Experience with developing applications leveraging Google Cloud Platform (GCP) OR Amazon Web Services (AWS) 

 

What’s Great About Sophos?

  • Our people are what makes Sophos special – we demonstrate shared vision, talent, innovation, and creativity, all of which are accompanied by a great sense of fun and team spirit.
  • Employee-led diversity and inclusion groups that build community within Sophos and provide internal education and advocacy (eg. Sophos Women in Tech group to improve gender parity, encourage gender-balanced leadership, and support career progression at Sophos)
  • Sophos Environment Network and employee challenges to contribute to sustainability and reduce our environmental footprint
  • Annual commitment to charity and fundraising across our global sites and volunteer days for employees to give back to local communities
  • Global trivia competitions to keep our minds sharp
  • Global Mental Health days off work for all Sophos to help employees relax and recharge
  • Monthly employee wellbeing webinars and training to support employee health and wellbeing
  • Employee rewards and thanks, such as our free annual subscription to Calm

 

Our Commitment To You

We’re proud of the diverse and inclusive environment we have at Sophos, and we’re committed to ensuring equality of opportunity.   We believe that diversity, combined with excellence, builds a better Sophos, so we encourage applicants that can contribute to the diversity of our team.  All applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, sex, gender reassignment, marital status, race, religion or belief, color, age, military veteran status, disability, pregnancy, maternity or sexual orientation.  We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.

 

Data Protection

If you choose to explore an opportunity, and subsequently share your CV or other personal details with Sophos, these details will be held by Sophos for 12 months in accordance with our Privacy Policy and used by our recruitment team to contact you regarding this or other relevant opportunites at Sophos. If you would like Sophos to delete or update your details at any time, please follow the steps set out in the Privacy Policy describing your individual rights. If you have any questions about Sophos' data protection practices, please contact dataprotection@sophos.com.

At Sophos, we want every organization to be protected by innovative, next-generation IT security, even those who don't have a huge IT staff. We protect organizations of all sizes, all around the world by making enterprise-grade security that is simple to deploy, manage, and use. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of.


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